BA in Music, Composition Track, Four-Year Graduation Plan
You can easily complete your Music Degree focusing on Composition in four years (eight semesters).  The four-year graduation plan does not take into account dual or transfer credit.  Course availability and prerequisites can change, so talk to your advisor each time you schedule courses.
This is a model four-year graduation plan.  Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school and your choice of electives.
Freshman - Fall Freshman - Spring
Credit
Credit
Core  class (AREA A.1 - ENGL 1101)
3
Core  class (AREA A.2 - ENGL 1102) 
3
Core class (AREA C.2 - MUSC 1100)
3
Core  class (AREA A.3 - Math)
3
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 1200 Foundations of Music Theory
3
MUSC 1500 Diatonic Music Theory
3
MUSC 1210 Aural Skills I
1
MUSC 1510 Aural Skills II
1
MUSC 1230 Keyboard Harmony I
1
MUSC 1530 Keyboard Harmony II
1
MUSC 1400 Applied Music
2
MUSC 1400 Applied Music
2
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 2270 - Class Voice
1
One course from MUSC 2360, 2370, 2380 or 2390
1
Total Hours
15
Total Hours
15
Sophomore - Fall
Sophomore - Spring
Credit
Credit
Core class (AREA C.1 Humanities)
3
Core Class (AREA D.1 - Lab Science)
4
Core Class (AREA E - Social Sciences)
3
Core Class (AREA E - Social Sciences
3
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 2100 Chromatic Harmony
3
MUSC 2400 Applied Music & Rising Junior Exam
2
MUSC 2110 Aural Skills III
1
MUSC 3120 Form and Analysis
2
MUSC 2130 Keyboard Harmony III
1
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 2400 Applied Music
2
MUSC 5430U Technology in Music
2
MUSC 2810 Conducting
1
MUSC Elective
1
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
One course from MUSC 2360, 2370, 2380 or 2390
1
One course from MUSC 2360, 2370, 2380 or 2390
1
Total Hours
16
Total Hours
16
Junior - Fall
Junior - Spring
Credit
Credit
Core Class (Area D.2 or D.3 - Lab or non-lab Science, Math, Technology)
3
Core Class (Area D.2 or D.3 - Lab or non-lab Science, Math, Technology)
3
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 3400 Applied Music
2
MUSC 3400 Applied Music
2
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 3720 Music History II
3
MUSC 3710 Music History I
3
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 3610 Orchestration or MUSC 4120 Counterpoint or MUSC 4220 Post Tonal Theory
2
MUSC 3610 Orchestration or MUSC 4120 Counterpoint or MUSC 4220 Post Tonal Theory
2
MUSC 4110 Composition
2
MUSC 3450 Half Recital
0
One course from MUSC 2360, 2370, 2380 or 2390
1
MUSC 4110 Composition
2
MUSC Elective
1
MUSC Elective
1
Total Hours
15
MUSC Elective
2
Total Hours
16
Senior - Fall
Senior - Spring
Credit
Credit
Core class (AREA B.2 - Global Perspectives Course)
3
Core Class (AREA E - Social Sciences)
3
Core Class (AREA E - Social Sciences)
3
Core Class (AREA B.1 - Ethics)
2
MUSC 1000 Recital Attendance
0
MUSC 4110 Composition
2
MUSC 4110 Composition
2
MUSC 4460 Composition Portfolio
2
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 3540 or MUSC 3560 - Large Ensemble
1
MUSC 3610 Orchestration or MUSC 4120 Counterpoint or MUSC 4220 Post Tonal Theory
2
MUSC Elective
2
MUSC Elective
1
MUSC Elective
2
PEBC
3
MUSC Elective
1
Total Hours
15
Total Hours
15
Total Number of hours
123